The Little Investor: Will new legislation cause investors to lose access to products and services they value?
Director of Investor Protection
Consumer Federation of America
Who stands to benefit most from a fiduciary standard for all advisors? The average, middle-income investor, who has been targeted by abusive sales practices. At the Fiduciary Forum in September 2010, investor advocate Barbara Roper discusses who benefits most from and who is fighting hardest to thwart the extension of a robust fiduciary standard, and whether extending the fiduciary standard would result in loss of access to products and services of value to investors.